Cybersecurity News


EDP Renewables Confirms Ransomware Attack

Its North American branch was notified of the attack because intruders reportedly gained access to 'at least some information' stored in its systems.
07 July 2020

BEC Hotshot with Opulent Social Media Presence to Face U.S. Charges

BEC Hotshot with Opulent Social Media Presence to Face U.S. Charges The Nigerian native has been extradited from Dubai after a string of over-the-top Instagram posts.
07 July 2020

Keeper Threat Group Rakes in $7M from Hundreds of Compromised E-Commerce Sites

Keeper Threat Group Rakes in $7M from Hundreds of Compromised E-Commerce Sites Researchers warn that Keeper, using Magecart code, will launch increasingly sophisticated attacks against online merchants worldwide in the coming months.
07 July 2020

Treasury Releases Fraud and Money Mule ID Tips

A new advisory from FinCEN helps financial institutions spot illicit activities and actors.
07 July 2020

Free decryptor available for ThiefQuest ransomware victims

ThiefQuest (EvilQuest) ransomware victims can now recover their encrypted files for free, without needing to pay the ransom demand.
07 July 2020

Microsoft Seizes Domains Used in COVID-19-Themed Attacks

Court grants company's bid to shut down infrastructure used in recent campaigns against Office 365 users.
07 July 2020

Drone Path Often Reveals Operator's Location

The threat posed by drones to critical infrastructure and other operational technology is made more serious by the inability of law enforcement to locate operators, researchers say.
07 July 2020

Russian Cyber Gang 'Cosmic Lynx' Focuses on Email Fraud

Cosmic Lynx takes a sophisticated approach to business email compromise and represents a shift in tactics for Russian cybercriminals.
07 July 2020

Framing the Security Story: The Simplest Threats Are the Most Dangerous

Don't be distracted by flashy advanced attacks and ignore the more mundane ones.
07 July 2020

German authorities seize 'BlueLeaks' server that hosted data on US cops

BlueLeaks portal is now down. The website hosted 296 GB of files stolen from more than 200 US police departments and fusion training centers.
07 July 2020

German authorities seize server that hosted data on US cops

BlueLeaks portal is now down. The website hosted 296 GB of files stolen from more than 200 US police departments and fusion training centers.
07 July 2020

Cerberus Banking Trojan Unleashed on Google Play

Cerberus Banking Trojan Unleashed on Google Play The Cerberus malware can steal banking credentials, bypass security measures and access text messages.
07 July 2020

Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations

Hackers used malicious Office 365 apps to gain access to customer accounts, which they later used to orchestrate BEC attacks.
07 July 2020

Attackers target critical flaw in popular networking gear

The vulnerability, which received the highest possible severity score, leaves thousands of devices at risk of being taken over by remote attackers. A patch is available.

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07 July 2020

Citrix Bugs Allow Unauthenticated Code Injection, Data Theft

Citrix Bugs Allow Unauthenticated Code Injection, Data Theft Admins should patch their Citrix ADC and Gateway installs immediately.
07 July 2020

'Keeper' hacking group behind hacks at 570 online stores

Hackers also accidentally leaked more than 184,000 stolen cards through an improperly secured backend server.
07 July 2020

Applying the 80-20 Rule to Cybersecurity

Applying the 80-20 Rule to Cybersecurity How security teams can achieve 80% of the benefit for 20% of the work.
07 July 2020

Credit-Card Skimmer Has Unlikely Target: Microsoft ASP.NET Sites

Credit-Card Skimmer Has Unlikely Target: Microsoft ASP.NET Sites A campaign discovered by Malwarebytes Labs in mid-April has lifted credentials from a number of e-commerce portals.
07 July 2020

Researchers learn how to pinpoint malicious drone operators

With high accuracy, it is now possible to trace drone operators that could be ill-wishers near protected airspace.
07 July 2020

Energy company EDP confirms cyberattack, Ragnar Locker ransomware blamed

The energy firm denies the loss of customer data. Attackers claim to have stolen 10TB in business records.
07 July 2020